Unveiling of Smith Street Mural this Friday!

Our very talented friend, Magda Love, has been working on this project for a while now and we are so pleased that it is being celebrated this Friday! Her artwork is now covering a stretch of Smith Street commercial spaces between Douglass and Degraw that have been closed for quite some time. It’s so nice […]

Recently Opened Piercing Studio on Smith Street.

We couldn’t find out exactly how long this new piercing studio and fine jewelry storefront had been open but walking past it was new to our eyes and their yelp reviews only date back a few months so we imagine they are very new to this space. Ahimsa which if looked up in the dictionary […]

Cryotherapy and Wellness Center Coming to Cobble Hill.

When we passed this sign we peeked inside, took a couple photos, then went home and looked up exactly what Cryotherapy means. According to Wikipedia it’s “sometimes known as cold therapy, is the local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Cryotherapy is used to treat a variety of benign and malignant tissue […]

MAPS Kids and MAPS Arts on Smith Street.

The storefront at 233 Smith Street, which used to house an Uncle Louie Gs, is now something called MAPS, an acronym for Music, Art, Puppets, and Sound. The space is cute and we wanted to learn more about what they did. MAPS doesn’t just offer afterschool and summer school programs, they also work in community outreach. […]

Spotlight on Books Are Magic Events.

We are thrilled to have this independent book store in the neighborhood of Cobble Hill and wanted to spotlight the store itself and remind everyone that they have events happening every week in their store. Tonight is the reading and signing of a memoir called Jello-O Girls by Allie Rowbottom. Also this week will be Korean […]

Spotlight on Smith Street’s Black Forest.

Sometimes it’s hard to keep track of all the new opening on the bustling Smith Street. So when we passed Black Forest Brooklyn weeks ago we thought it may have just opened. We then learned it has actually been around since the Fall. We visited the German restaurant and beer garden in their other location […]

New Thai Restaurant on Smith.

Smith street already hosts a large amount of Thai restaurants. It’s a very popular delivery option amongst New Yorkers and Thai Festival, which recently opened at 198 Smith Street is now added to the list. The interior, however, is so interesting that it would be a shame not to visit. You can view photos here. […]

Come to the Smith Street Soup Festival! by Sandra Manley

Looking for some Fall fun? The Smith Street Soup Festival is scheduled for this Saturday, October 21st from 1:00-4:00PM. Hosted by the South Brooklyn Local Development Corporation and the High School of International Studies Culinary Arts Program, the festival will showcase a selection of soups from Smith Street’s finest restaurants. Tickets will be sold at the corners of […]

Abhaya Yoga opens in Gowanus by Shyda Hoque

Abhaya Yoga opened their second location in Gowanus at 43D 9th Street on September 15th, which a short stroll from the Smith and 9th Street subway stop. This expansion has been in the works for a few years and, after looking at several locations, Abhaya has finally opened in a 5,300 square foot space.  It’s a great retreat from […]

New Wine Bar and Restaurant in Carroll Gardens.

A new wine bar and restaurant just opened at 244 Smith Street called Big Tiny.  You may be able to guess that it’s named after the size of dishes it offers. On the menu, which you can view photos of in our gallery below, they have a section for “big bites” and “tiny bites”.  They […]